Company Leadership

  • Karim Temsamani

    Karim Temsamani
    Chief Executive Officer
    Karim Temsamani is Cardlytics Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Cardlytics, Karim served in several leadership roles at Stripe including head of global partnerships, and head of financial products where he led the strategic vision and execution across product and engineering. Preceding Stripe, he spent nearly 12 years at Google, where he oversaw all of Google’s sales and operations across the Asia Pacific region, determining the strategy for Google products including AdWords, AdMob, Google Maps, Google Apps for Business, DoubleClick Ad Exchange, YouTube, and AdSense. While at Google, he also established its mobile advertising business as the global head of mobile, overseeing the growth of the business worldwide. Karim started his career in the media and publishing industries and graduated in International Affairs at the European Business School Paris. With a family background from Morocco, he was born and raised in France.
    • Amit Gupta

      Amit Gupta
      Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Bridg
      Amit is Cardlytics’ Chief Operating Officer and the General Manager of Bridg. Prior to Cardlytics, Amit was at Stripe, with leadership roles in global partnerships and banking products. Before Stripe, Amit was at Google in Geo, home to Google’s location related products. As part of the Geo Exec leadership team, he was responsible for product + engineering execution and strategy for Google Maps, Local Search, Food, Maps Enterprise Platform, and Google SMBs. Previously, Amit founded and was the CEO of a series of startups, and he led the companies’ product vision and scaled the business. He started his career at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was a Partner in the Tech practice and served global clients across industries including Media, Financial Services, and Consumer Products.
      • Peter Chan

        Peter Chan
        Chief Technology Officer
        Peter Chan is Cardlytics' Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Cardlytics, Chan worked at Amazon as the Director of Product Management and Engineering for its advertising services group. He also served in various leadership roles throughout his 15-year tenure with Yahoo, working across priority projects like the Gemini Ad Network, Yahoo Ad Exchange, and the Yahoo Search Marketing platform all while increasing responsibility within the engineering department and leading global teams.
        • Alexis DeSieno

          Alexis DeSieno
          Chief Financial Officer
          Alexis is Cardlytics' Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Cardlytics, she was the SVP of Finance at Clear Secure, Inc. (CLEAR) and helped to take the company public in 2021. Prior to CLEAR, Alexis was in senior finance roles at SoulCycle Inc and The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. She began her career on Wall Street, most recently in the Global Consumer and Retail Investment Banking team at BofA Merrill Lynch. She has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from MIT.
          • Evelyne Forester

            Chief Business Officer
            Evelyne Forester is the Chief Business Officer at Cardlytics. Most recently, she was responsible for growth of the company’s most strategic Financial Institution relationships. Evelyne has spent the last seven years in various leadership roles within the company focused on establishing, building, and leading teams to scale advertising revenue and growth. Prior to joining Cardlytics, Evelyne served as Head of Advertising solutions for eBay and PayPal. Evelyne holds a BA in Communications from the University of Rhode Island.
            • Nick Lynton

              Chief Legal & Privacy Officer
              Nick Lynton is the Chief Legal and Privacy Officer at Cardlytics. Prior to assuming this role, he spent seven years in the Cardlytics Legal Department, including serving as the company’s Assistant General Counsel. Before his time at Cardlytics, Nick was an attorney at Alston & Bird LLP. Nick holds a BA in American Studies and English from Tulane University and a JD from Vanderbilt University Law School.
              • Carson Napps

                Head of People

                Carson Napps is the Head of People at Cardlytics. Prior to assuming this role, she spent six years in the Cardlytics' People Operations in various roles. Before her time at Cardlytics, she worked in Human Resources at Home Depot and Southwire Company. Carson holds a degree in Communications from Valdosta State University.

                • Jose Singer

                  Chief Product Officer
                  Jose Singer is Cardlytics’ Chief Product Officer where he leads Cardlytics’ overall product strategy, including the evolution and expansion of its advertising platform capabilities and user interface. Singer previously served as Nextdoor’s Head of Product for business and agency solutions where he oversaw end-to-end product experience, unifying the ad platforms and overall strategy for small and enterprise advertisers. Singer previously held various leadership positions at Yahoo, including Vice President of Product for their advertising solutions, running their native, search, service delivery, and supply-side ad platforms. He holds a Master of Law from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Singer will be based in Cardlytics’ San Francisco office.
                  • Ian Carrington

                    Ian Carrington
                    GM International
                    Ian Carrington is Cardlytics General Manager of International. Ian is a digital veteran with over 25 years experience working with digital pioneers such as Yahoo & AOL in the late 90’s. Ian is best known for his 17 years at Google where he was Managing Director for Search & Performance advertising which included leading Google Shopping for EMEA and GTM for product launches. Earlier in his time at Google, he was Director of Financial services and Technology and Managing Director for Mobile, both of which he built from zero to multi billion dollar business in just a matter of a few years.